Square Foot Gardening Forum
[table bgcolor=#000000 height=275][tr][td]

Hello Guest!
Welcome to the official Square Foot Gardening Forum.
There's lots to learn here by reading as a guest. However, if you become a member (it's free, ad free and spam-free) you'll have access to our large vermiculite databases, our seed exchange spreadsheets, Mel's Mix calculator, and many more members' pictures in the Gallery. Enjoy.


[/td][/tr][/table]
Search
 
 

Display results as :
 

 


Rechercher Advanced Search

Latest topics
» N & C Midwest--It is JUNE!!!! Garden Time!
by herblover Today at 11:22 am

» Third Year SFG in Canada
by trolleydriver Today at 9:21 am

» It's Kefir Time
by hammock gal Today at 8:58 am

» Does the SFG concept work for perennials?
by Judy McConnell Today at 8:30 am

» Questions on vegetable plants that require vertical support
by AtlantaMarie Today at 8:10 am

» What won't you grow next year or are still trying to grow??
by BeetlesPerSqFt Today at 7:06 am

» Baby Food
by sanderson Today at 4:56 am

» Mary Mary quite contrary, how does your garlic grow?
by sanderson Today at 4:39 am

» Pepper argument who's right
by sanderson Today at 4:04 am

» What to Grow through Very Hot Summers
by countrynaturals Today at 1:24 am

» Gardening in Central Pennsylvania, 3rd year SFG
by BeetlesPerSqFt Yesterday at 9:27 pm

» CANADIAN REGION: What are you doing in JUNE 2017
by Mimi2 Yesterday at 9:17 pm

» Terrace Garden in Ontario, Canada
by Fiz Yesterday at 7:49 pm

» who has chickens
by llama momma Yesterday at 6:59 pm

» TrolleyDriver's Compost Thermometer
by trolleydriver Yesterday at 6:25 pm

» Watering
by GloriaG Yesterday at 2:30 pm

» Today's Harvest
by countrynaturals Yesterday at 12:22 pm

» New England June 2017
by hammock gal Yesterday at 9:12 am

» Question About Strawberries
by AtlantaMarie Yesterday at 7:37 am

» 2017: First full year of SFGing in ND
by countrynaturals 6/24/2017, 10:15 pm

» A First Time SFG in Canada
by Kelejan 6/24/2017, 9:34 pm

» What are you eating from your garden today?
by Fiz 6/24/2017, 9:04 pm

» Love My Dust Buster
by sanderson 6/24/2017, 3:51 pm

» Butterfly Junction
by countrynaturals 6/24/2017, 3:45 pm

» 2017 corn pictures
by sanderson 6/24/2017, 3:03 pm

» Kombucha
by CapeCoddess 6/24/2017, 2:36 pm

» has55's R & D Journey
by has55 6/24/2017, 1:40 pm

» Texas Dream garden 2017
by Kelejan 6/24/2017, 12:50 am

» How's the Weather Where You're At?
by RC3291 6/24/2017, 12:06 am

» A really, really Frugal Gardener
by countrynaturals 6/23/2017, 11:59 pm

Google

Search SFG Forum

Pole Green Beans - Help! Leaves are rotting?

View previous topic View next topic Go down

Pole Green Beans - Help! Leaves are rotting?

Post  nelstango on 5/25/2012, 10:32 am

Hi all - I'm hoping that someone can help diagnose my problem with my pole green beans. This morning I noticed that some of them have a black edge around the leaves.

This leaf is still attached to the plant and you can see on the tip that it's all black.

This leaf was the worst and I plucked it off since it looked almost dead anyways.

The other side of the leaf.


If anyone knows what's wrong....could you also lmk how to fix it?
Thanks so much!!!
Micki


avatar
nelstango

Posts : 7
Join date : 2012-03-27
Location : Mankato, MN

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Pole Green Beans - Help! Leaves are rotting?

Post  Pepper on 5/25/2012, 2:11 pm

I don't have an answer I have something going wrong with my green beans also.

and another view

The damage is random (or so it seems) some high, some low, scattered through my stand.
avatar
Pepper

Male Posts : 564
Join date : 2012-03-04
Location : Columbus, Ga

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Pole Green Beans - Help! Leaves are rotting?

Post  camprn on 5/25/2012, 2:21 pm

Micki, maybe too much water... and perhaps getting water on the leaves?

Pepper....How is the health of the vine? Is it still growing? Do the rest of the leaves look yellow or green? My beans always have a degree of this thing going on, the leaves just expire here and there, but the vines most always seem to keep going.

____________________________

41 years a gardener and going strong with SFG.
http://squarefoot.creatingforum.com/t3574-the-end-of-july-7-weeks-until-frost

There are certain pursuits which, if not wholly poetic and true, do at least suggest a nobler and finer relation to nature than we know. The keeping of bees, for instance. ~ Henry David Thoreau

http://squarefoot.creatingforum.com/t1306-other-gardening-books



avatar
camprn

Forum Moderator Certified SFG Teacher

Female Posts : 14165
Join date : 2010-03-06
Age : 54
Location : Keene, NH, USA ~ Zone 5a

View user profile http://squarefoot.creatingforum.com/t3574-the-end-of-july-7-week

Back to top Go down

Re: Pole Green Beans - Help! Leaves are rotting?

Post  Pepper on 5/25/2012, 2:33 pm

Camprn for the quick reply. Yes I have quite the dense planted stand and most of the leaves are a light green aproaching yellow. They do seem to be producing alot of beans. A few of the vines are at or near the 8 foot tall trellis top. I just want to be a good 'parent' to my first garden babes!! Smile~~
avatar
Pepper

Male Posts : 564
Join date : 2012-03-04
Location : Columbus, Ga

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Pole Green Beans - Help! Leaves are rotting?

Post  camprn on 5/25/2012, 2:42 pm

Oh right, you have that whole bed planted with beans. Shocked I don't think it would hurt anything to give some compost tea... I mean easy compost tea... A shovel full of homemade compost in a 5 gallon bucket, fill it with water, mix it this afternoon then pour it into the bed tomorrow... or the next day. you may need a few buckets full for a bed that size.

When watering, always water at ground level...

That's what I would do... hopefully should see some improvement next week.

____________________________

41 years a gardener and going strong with SFG.
http://squarefoot.creatingforum.com/t3574-the-end-of-july-7-weeks-until-frost

There are certain pursuits which, if not wholly poetic and true, do at least suggest a nobler and finer relation to nature than we know. The keeping of bees, for instance. ~ Henry David Thoreau

http://squarefoot.creatingforum.com/t1306-other-gardening-books



avatar
camprn

Forum Moderator Certified SFG Teacher

Female Posts : 14165
Join date : 2010-03-06
Age : 54
Location : Keene, NH, USA ~ Zone 5a

View user profile http://squarefoot.creatingforum.com/t3574-the-end-of-july-7-week

Back to top Go down

Re: Pole Green Beans - Help! Leaves are rotting?

Post  nelstango on 5/26/2012, 9:01 pm

Thank you for the suggestions! Ugggh we just got a bunch more rain today, so hopefully the "rot" won't go too far. I do have a soaker hose, so I'll use that from now on. Thanks again!
avatar
nelstango

Posts : 7
Join date : 2012-03-27
Location : Mankato, MN

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Pole Green Beans - Help! Leaves are rotting?

Post  landarch on 5/26/2012, 9:20 pm

I've had problems with green bean seeds rotting in the ground this yeas...it's a challenge because the top inch or so of Mels Mix dries out very quickly, but the soil past that level does not need the additional water.

Here in kansas city we basically skipped winter...hear on a radio garden show the other day that leaf mold will be a big problem for many plants (veggies, flowers, and shrubs) this year. Not sure what it looks like however.
avatar
landarch

Posts : 1141
Join date : 2012-01-22
Location : kansas city

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Pole Green Beans - Help! Leaves are rotting?

Post  Pepper on 5/26/2012, 10:32 pm

Made the compost tea today(ten gallons) will add some tomorrow. Should I remove the lower tier of leaves to make access to the soil better?
avatar
Pepper

Male Posts : 564
Join date : 2012-03-04
Location : Columbus, Ga

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Pole Green Beans - Help! Leaves are rotting?

Post  camprn on 5/26/2012, 10:35 pm

@Pepper wrote:Made the compost tea today(ten gallons) will add some tomorrow. Should I remove the lower tier of leaves to make access to the soil better?
I would... that's good thinking! Wink

____________________________

41 years a gardener and going strong with SFG.
http://squarefoot.creatingforum.com/t3574-the-end-of-july-7-weeks-until-frost

There are certain pursuits which, if not wholly poetic and true, do at least suggest a nobler and finer relation to nature than we know. The keeping of bees, for instance. ~ Henry David Thoreau

http://squarefoot.creatingforum.com/t1306-other-gardening-books



avatar
camprn

Forum Moderator Certified SFG Teacher

Female Posts : 14165
Join date : 2010-03-06
Age : 54
Location : Keene, NH, USA ~ Zone 5a

View user profile http://squarefoot.creatingforum.com/t3574-the-end-of-july-7-week

Back to top Go down

Bean seedlings dying!

Post  FreyaFL on 10/7/2012, 7:55 am

I was wondering if anyone knew more about this? I had 10 bush beans sprout and do really well then, all of a sudden, this happened to them! 6 died overnight. The last four look very sad. Since they only had their first or second sets of three leaves, this was fatal to them. I'd like to replant, but don't know if this will just happen again.

(Sorry about bringing back an old post, but I was searching for an answer and saw these pictures showing exactly my problem.)

@Pepper wrote:I don't have an answer I have something going wrong with my green beans also.

and another view

The damage is random (or so it seems) some high, some low, scattered through my stand.
avatar
FreyaFL

Posts : 20
Join date : 2012-09-21
Location : SW FL

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Pole Green Beans - Help! Leaves are rotting?

Post  CharlesB on 10/7/2012, 1:05 pm

My pole beans looked dead/dying the whole season. Still got load and loads of beans off them.

Unless it frosted, they aren't dead.
avatar
CharlesB

Male Posts : 273
Join date : 2012-01-02
Location : Philadelphia, PA

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Pole Green Beans - Help! Leaves are rotting?

Post  Pepper on 10/7/2012, 6:18 pm

bringing it back is plenty OK FreyaFL. My real issue was 3cornered leaf hoppers and leaf roller caterpillars. The leaf hoppers decimated my whole stand, I never did get a handle on them. I finally used Liquid seven out of pure frustration. NOTHING that was susposed to work on them did. The juvenile critters were the same color green as the stalks(well enough to hide them till you were on to them). Next year I will not plant so dense. They also ruined my replacement stand so.........
Here is a link to my bean issues http://squarefoot.creatingforum.com/t11999-need-advice-with-pole-beans
hope it helps.
avatar
Pepper

Male Posts : 564
Join date : 2012-03-04
Location : Columbus, Ga

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Pole Green Beans - Help! Leaves are rotting?

Post  Sponsored content


Sponsored content


Back to top Go down

View previous topic View next topic Back to top


 
Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum